Information and assistance
Information and referral.
Integrated background information system. Developed for and used in implementation of uniform caregiver background check legislation and ch. HFS 12 Admin. Codes.
International Classification of Diseases
International Classification of Diseases, 9th edition, Clinical Modification.
Intermediate care facility; a federal Title XIX term for MA reimbursement purposes to a lower level of nursing care than that provided in a skilled nursing facility (SNF).
An ICF serving only or mainly mentally retarded residents, providing active treatment for residents, and certified under 42 CFR 435 and 442. In Wisconsin these are called facilities for the developmentally disabled (FDDs).
Intensive care unit, in a hospital.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 USC 1400.
Intoxicated Driver Program
Infant health screening program.
Income Maintenance Advisory Committee
Institution for mental disease.
An agency that provides or arranges for services to help severely disabled individuals live as independently as possible; 7 in Wisconsin.
Services to people provided by the Department through various public and private agencies under aid formulas, purchase agreements or contracts.
Inspection of Care. Annual evaluation of the appropriateness of placement and care received by Title XIX nursing home residents.
Institutional review board, for protection of human subjects of research. Required by 42 CFR 46 in every institution and agency conducting research involving human subjects with HHS funds.
intensive skilled nursing
Information Systems Plan. Each DHS division's plan/budget for data processing for a given fiscal year.
Inpatient treatment facility.
Information Technology Services, the statewide computing center operated by DOA's Division of Information Technology Services (DITS).